Leila Viss + 88 Piano Keys

Are you are active in online piano teaching communities? If so, you probably know of Leila Viss.

Leila is known for helping teachers infuse their teaching with creativity. For example, she literally wrote the book on using the iPad in your piano studio. And Leila is a primary reason why piano students everywhere are hooked on bucket drumming.

Leila also heads the 88 Creative Keys Workshop in Denver each summer, along with Bradley Sowash, which is the most inspiring event I’ve ever attended as a teacher.

Leila wears many important hats in the field of piano pedagogy, including teacher, clinician, blogger, and consultant.

We were excited when Leila asked us to build a new website for her, and can't wait to share it with you.

Here’s what you’ll learn in this post:

→ How we created a clear path for Leila’s website

→ Why it’s vital that YOUR website has a clear path

→ How to build that clear path for your website visitors

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Want a Stunning Website? Use Photos.

What’s your favorite website?

Why is it your favorite?

Chances are very good that it’s visually stunning.

A great website is well-organized, easy to navigate, clear in communicating information, and has strong SEO. However, those aren’t enough to wow your audience.

The “wow” factor in your studio website begins with your photos.

In this post, you’ll see what that “wow” factor looks like in a Colorado teacher's website.

You’ll learn how to get great photos of your own, and you’ll learn how to use them to build a website that parents can’t forget.

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Group Teaching Tools I Can't Live Without: Part 2

Have you noticed that group piano teaching is a hot topic among piano teachers right now?

Many teachers are trying out group lessons or are moving their studios to a group lesson model.

Preparing for group lessons looks very different than preparing for private lessons, and it's important to have the right tools when you are getting ready to work with groups.

In today’s post, I’m departing from our usual topic of studio websites to share more of my favorite group teaching resources with you.

You'll also learn how I am able to invest in high-quality resources and tools for my studio.

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Group Teaching Tools I Can't Live Without: Part 1

Have you noticed that group piano teaching is taking the pedagogy world by storm?

Many teachers are beginning to introduce group piano programs to their studios, and group lessons are proving to be deeply rewarding for teachers, students, and families.

I’ve taught group piano for two years now, and in that time I’ve found some incredible resources that have helped me to be successful as a group teacher.

In today’s post (and another coming in a few days), I’m departing from our usual topic of studio websites to share my favorite group teaching resources with you.

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